iSight Capture plugin for ImageJ 64bit (confirmed to work on MacOSX and Linux)



  • To use this plugin, you need OpenCV (2.4.0 or above) to be installed on your system.
  • For example, if you are using MacOSX and already installed MacPorts, type following command lines in the terminal.
  • sudo port selfupdate
    sudo port install opencv


  • Copy ISight_Capture.jar and all 9 jar files included in to "plugins" folder (ex. for, copy them to /Application/

How to use

  • Launch
  • Navigate to [Plugins] -> [iSight Plugin] -> [Run iSight Capture Plugin...]
  • To capture an Image from iSight, invoke [Duplicate] from ImageJ ([Command] + [Shift] + d).
  • To capture an Image from iSight and quit previewing, hit [Space] or [ESC] key.


Have fun! :-)


iSight Capture plugin has been primary developed by

  • Akira Funahashi
  • Yuki Tsukada

with substantial contributions from

  • Mitsunari Kobayashi
  • Noriko Hiroi
  • Tetsuya J. Kobayashi


This plugin is an outcome after ImageJ workshop in Japan.